• In The Battle Of Next Gens, Alcaraz Beats Sinner In Five Sets.

Spanish 3rd Seed Carlos Alcaraz is through to the Semi-Finals of the US OPEN after defeating Sinner 6-3, 6(7)-7, 6(0)-7, 7-5, 6-3. This makes it the second longest match in the history of the tournament which lasted 5 hours 15minutes. The match also also set record for the longest match in the history of the tournament ending at almost 3 am. Alcaraz who saved a match point in the fourth set and also came from a break down after sinner struck first In the final set of the match to save his hopes of becoming the World No.1 at 19 years Old.

Alcaraz who started the match better went up 2-0 after Sinner Who Started slow gave Carlos a break Gift on his first service game after hitting 3 Double faults, although he broke back right after holding for 2-1, but Alcaraz showed great desire in the first set and broke the Italian twice again in the set to go up 6-3. The Second set Which is Arguably the best of the tournament so far saw Sinner rise up to the occasion delivering some flat hitters and showed baseline prowess although Alcaraz Also Showed Some Stellar Moves and made some great shots in the Tie-Break leaving the fans at Arthur-Ashe Jaw Dropped but eventually lost to Sinner 6(9)-7.

Carlos Alcaraz Beats Sinner In A Tough Long Battle

The Third Set saw Alcaraz strike first with a break and went up 4-2 after holding. However, Sinner wasted no time in breaking back, and as the match surged further into Tiebreak, It was sinner rose to the occasion after Alcaraz Failed to pick a single point in the Tiebreaker. The Fourth And Fifth Set was filled with unreal and superb tennis and was definitely Sinner’s game to lose at that point, as Sinner would eventually serve for the match, but the Spaniard kept his Number one hopes alive after saving a match point to eventually break for 5-5.

Alcaraz showed class in the next 2 service games, as he held to love for 6-5 and went on to break Sinner to go level on 2-2. Sinner also had the advantage in the fifth set, leading 3-2 after an early break but then Alcaraz went on to break him twice, going on to serve for the match and booked his spot in the semi-final.

“Honestly I still don’t know how I did it,” “The level of the match, high quality of tennis. “It’s unbelievable the match today. Jannik Sinner is a great player. I will never be tired to say that all the wins I have in this amazing court is thanks to the support I receive. “I just believed in myself, believed in my game. I knew to close a match is really difficult, I have to stay in the match, try to stay calm.”

Alcaraz beats Sinner at the US Open

With victory over Sinner, Alcaraz will now face America’s Frances Tiafoe who is having a great tournament after defeating Rafa Nadal in the Round 16 and 9th seed Andrey Rublev in the Quarters. The victory also keeps Alcaraz hope of becoming a World No.1 Alive.